The destiny of a human life, given over to God’s purposes, united with Christ, and adopted into his family is glory. The church commemorates the glorious entrance into heaven of the Virgin as a reflection of the glory of Christ that was revealed in his Transfiguration, manifest in his Resurrection and Ascension, and will be at last given to those who have been united with his divine Sonship through baptism.
The Taoist influence in Star Wars is undeniable, but Rey’s journey and this film as a whole look a lot more like Christian baptism.
Describing the Baptismal Covenant as constitutive means that it governs (or at least should govern) how we live as a body; it determines our culture.
A theology of death should be accompanied by a healthy dose of agnosticism, since what happens after death is up to God and not to us.